preparasubthalamic nucleus
The term preparasubthalamic nucleus refers to a small group of neurons located rostral to the parasubthalamic nucleus between the zona incerta, the lateral hypothalamic area and the subthalamic nucleus in the rat. It is distinguished by the fusiform shape and horizontal orientation of the medium-sized cells of which it is composed. Functionally it belongs to the lateral motor zone of the hypothalamus ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1973

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